Acupuncture is a drugless systems of medicine. It is one among the healing systems accepted in China, Korea and Japan for the past five thousand years or more as an effective system for cure and prevention of diseases.
Modern nedicine has its own limitations, about which people are not aware. Many of the medicines are are harmful with dangerous side effects. Acupuncture improves the body’s functions and promotes the natural self-healing process by stimulating specific anatomic sites--commonly referred to as acupuncture points, or acupoints. The most common method used to stimulate acupoints is the insertion of fine, sterile needles into the skin.
Acupuncture is based on the principle that “Life is a Bio-electrical phenomenon, and life relies on bio electricity that exists in our body. Our movements, work, respiration, digestion etc are carried out with the help of this bio energy. This energy is known as Praana. Chinese call it “Chi” or Ki. This energy has two components. Yin (negative force) and yang (positive force). The Yin and Yang energies should be in perfect co-ordination and harmony for a living body to be healthy. The imbalance of these two energies will result in ill-health or diseases.
Case-controlled clinical studies have shown that acupuncture has been an effective treatment for the following diseases, symptoms or conditions:
- Chronic diseases such as Stiffness, Pain, Limitation of Movement. Poor Circulation around neck, shoulder, low back, hip.
- Locomotor Apparatus Diseases: Low Back Pain, Frozen Shoulder, Cervicobrachial Syndrome, Knee Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Muscle Ache, Tendovaginits, Muscle Inflamation, Tendom Inflamation, Osteoarthritis (soft tissue contracture)
- Digestive System Disease: Habitual Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gastric Atonia, Intestinal Atonia, Chronic Gastritis, Chronic Enteritis
- Respiratory Diseases: Bronichial Asthma, Chronic Brochitis.
- Nervous System Diseases: Neuralgia, Paralysis of peripheral nerves, Spasm of peripheral nerves, After effects of stroke.